France fully committed to submarine bid

There were several key messages delivered to a group of visiting Australian journalists about the DCNS bid for SEA1000, not the least of which is that the French Navy and French Government are fully behind the bid.

Evidence was provided in the form of a tour of a Rubis nuclear powered attacked submarine, comprehensive briefings by the French Navy on the new Barracuda Class nuclear SSN as well as an inspection of the first of class under construction in Cherbourg.

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Asia Pacific Defence Reporter
9 December 2015